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Fantastic Heart of Soco Apartment - Steps from Restaurants, Shops, Nightlife

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The south studio is a great space with terrific light and is very comfortable...

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Last updated: 09/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

SoCo apartment description

Visit Austin and stay in the best SoCo location in the city - less than one block (50 yards) from South Congress Avenue's vibrant center - out the door and around the corner to fine restaurants, boutiques, food trailers, live music and the hub of activities for Austin's major events. This location is right in the middle of many of the special live venues for SXSW, and close by all of Austin's local year round entertainment. There are 20 restaurants to choose from less than a 10 minute walk from our front door.

The Art Alley Lofts are brand new apartments, built specifically for visitors wanting to be in the heart of Austin's activities - This is one of two side-by-side lofts available. These separate beautiful studio apartments each has a queen size bed, and comfortable lounging area with luxury private bath that offers you a personal retreat right in the middle of one of Austin's favorite city spots.

Our heart of SoCo location is right off S. Congress Ave in the Bouldin Creek neighborhood - putting you minutes from downtown and at the center of SoCo, two blocks from the Hotel San Jose. All of our visitors truly enjoy this vibrant area.

The Art Alley Lofts have a mini-refrigerator, microwave oven, hot-water kettle, plates, silverware, cups, glasses and wine glasses - everything you need for light eating in this apartment home, and with dozens of interesting and gourmet restaurants to choose from, good food is always close by.

Fantastic restaurants, 24/7 breakfast, live music, boutique and vintage shopping are all just steps away from your front door - relax and enjoy the private courtyard area.

We often provide a casual wine or beer tasting on Friday evenings in the courtyard (if we're not off at one of the many Austin special events)...

The Art Alley Lofts are fully registered and licensed by the City of Austin as an approved Short Term Rental (Austin STR) property, meeting the city code inspection and safety requirements.

Our license to operate an Austin STR has been current since we built these new lofts and opened in late 2012.

Property Type

      • Apartment

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

              • Concierge
              • Massage

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Queen size Beds (1) High thread count sheets, pillow top mattress with padded cover, comfortable comforter and hypo-allergenic pillows (or feather pillows if you prefer)....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1

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              • Brand new - clean crisp luxury bath - Granite and Designer Tile with Oiled Bronze finish fixtures. Dual flush Toilet....moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Catering Available:

                Let us know what you need, and we'll connect you with lots of great local options......moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Bottled water, local beer, nuts, snacks, coffee, tea, sugar, creamer......moreless

              • Dining:

                Full outdoor dining table in the courtyard......moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                Hot water kettle - Coffee & Teas provided......moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Full dish ware and service for two guests....moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                6...moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave
              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Heating:

                Brand new Mitsubishi mini-split systems provide year round cooling or heating with individual temperature controls per studio....moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                Brand new Mitsubishi mini-split systems provide year round cooling or heating with individual temperature controls per studio....moreless

              • Parking:

                Free Overnight Parking just outside the Lofts Courtyard door & Free on-street or parking lot spaces around the corner......moreless

              • Living Room:

                Large living room area with comfortable seating, stereo, cable and new 42' flat screen tvs......moreless

              • Garage:

                Free on-site and on-street Parking steps from the door. Public garage two blocks away....moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Luxury Linens & Towels - Extra sheets, pillows and a blanket in the dresser drawers...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Plush White Towels - Fresh and New...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • The Art Alley Loft Studios are located up one level from the private, fully fenced, locked courtyard area and street level. It's an easy walk up the nice wide stairs to access the lofts....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television:

                    42' HD 1080p LCD Flat Screen TV with remote....moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    HD cable TV - over 200 channels....moreless

                  • CD Player

                  Communications

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Free High Speed WiFi with secured access...moreless

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        Stacy Pool - few blocks away. Barton Springs Pool - easy bike or drive nearby....moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Bicycles:

                        Free use of bikes while you stay (Waiver req.) - Choice of Trail or Cruiser style bikes - 10+ bikes to chose from - various sizes from XS to XL. Includes: Helmets, Basket, Lights & Locks...moreless

                      • Golf:

                        Great golf courses and country clubs nearby !! As well as Frisbee golf - 3 courses in town - and we have disks for you to use......moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Private courtyard with seating areas and a large outdoor dining table...moreless

                      • Tennis:

                        Public courts at the High School nearby...moreless

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        Rentals very close by on Town Lake...moreless

                      • Balcony:

                        Right outside the studio doors......moreless

                      Theme

                      • Adventure
                      • Away From It All
                      • Historic
                      • Romantic
                      • Sports & Activities
                      • Tourist Attractions

                      Activities

                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Sailing
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Kayaking
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Hiking
                      • Cycling
                      • Groceries
                      • Fitness Center
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Walking
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shopping
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Outlet Shopping
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Boating
                      • Zoo
                      • Synagogues
                      • Restaurants
                      • Playground
                      • Museums
                      • Marina
                      • Live Theater
                      • Library
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Cinemas
                      • Churches
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.9
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      September Special
                      Sep 2 - Sep 30, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $79 $95
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $553
                      ACL 2014 -1st Weekend $200/nt.
                      Oct 3 - Oct 5, 2014
                      3 night min stay

                      $600
                      flat fee
                      ACL 2014 -2nd Weekend $200/nt
                      Oct 10 - Oct 12, 2014
                      3 night min stay

                      $600
                      flat fee
                      Formula 1 - 2014 ($275/nt.)
                      Nov 1 - Nov 2, 2014
                      2 night min stay

                      $550
                      flat fee
                      Holidays 2014
                      Dec 25 - Jan 2, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $125
                      $700
                      SXSW Interactive ($250/nt.)
                      Mar 13 - Mar 17, 2015
                      5 night min stay

                      $1,250
                      flat fee
                      SXSW Music ($250/nt.)
                      Mar 18 - Mar 21, 2015
                      4 night min stay

                      $1,000
                      flat fee
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $95 $120
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $650 $2,200
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning $40 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 15%

                      Notes:

                      Availability subject to change until booked.

                      Special Events: (3 nt. min)

                      ACL - Oct 3-5 & 10-12, 2014 - $200/nt

                      Formula 1 - Oct 30 - Nov 2, 2014 - $275/nt

                      SXSW - March, 2015 - $250/nt

                      Refer to Rental Agreement for Special Events booking policy - 30 day policy does not apply.

                      We have 2 studio apartments side-by-side, great for two couples.

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                      Last updated: 09/11/2014
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                      Location

                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Austin International Airport
                      2.5 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Amtrak Station - Austin, TX
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Interstate Highway 35 - IH35 (Woodland Exit #232B)
                      2.4 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Barton Springs Pool and Zilker Park
                      0.1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Continental Club and numerous others
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Barton Creek Country Club

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      The SoCo / S.First area is a vibrant area just south of the city center and Austin's Lady Bird Lake - across the 'Bat Bridge' and a short walk south on S. Congress Ave. Filled with shops, restaurants, bars, outdoor live music venues, regular outdoor events and art/craft fairs - the S.Congress and S.First street areas are just steps away from this incredible in-town studio apartment location.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2010

                      About the owner: We've been Austin residents for 15+ years - and have traveled across the US and around the world, using VRBO / Home Away for our stays in many different countries. We enjoy live music, great food, good friends and all the varied outdoor activities that Austin has to offer. You can join us for a swim in the local public pool at Stacy Park - just a short walk or bike ride away. Swimming at Barton Springs or mountain biking on one of Austin's many great trails... Our guests like to start their day with coffee in the private courtyard, and end the day in the courtyard sipping a nice glass of wine or one of our refreshing home brewed craft beers - join us !!

                      Why the Owner Chose SoCo:
                      We chose this property to live right in the middle of one of Austin's most happening areas SoCo (S. Congress / Bouldin Creek area)- we love to walk or bike everywhere and there's always something fun to do or a great restaurant choice just minutes away. With dozens of personal experiences staying at VRBO apartments around the world, we knew exactly what we wanted to provide in our Art Alley Lofts for you to have the best stay in Austin !!

                      The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                      We are avid bicycle riders and have a large selection of FREE bicycles available for you to use when you stay with us in the Art Alley Lofts. Ride downtown or to Zilker park for ACL and be there in just minutes from this central location. Multi-speed cruisers, geared mountain bikes and a few unique single-speed city bikes - Baskets, Lights, Helmets and Locks... We provide a long list of items available for you to use during your visit…including: Folding Chairs, Oversize Pool Towels (to use at the springs), Full Sets of Frisbee Golf Disks (3 courses in town), Day Packs, Walking Sticks, Picnic Wine Glasses, and much, much more...


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • The south studio is a great space with terrific light and is very comfortable...

                        The south studio is a great space with terrific light and is very comfortable...

                      • Full keyboard Yamaha electric piano - play or compose during your stay...

                        Full keyboard Yamaha electric piano - play or compose during your stay...

                      • Each Loft enjoys a private entrance off the Balcony overlooking the courtyard

                        Each Loft enjoys a private entrance off the Balcony overlooking the courtyard

                      • North studio has a comfortable couch and great natural light...

                        North studio has a comfortable couch and great natural light...

                      • Watch TV, listen to music or just relax in these wonderful studio spaces...

                        Watch TV, listen to music or just relax in these wonderful studio spaces...

                      • Luxury Bathroom with Granite counter, new fixtures and a great shower space...

                        Luxury Bathroom with Granite counter, new fixtures and a great shower space...

                      • View of downtown looking up S. Congress, just around the corner from our lofts

                        View of downtown looking up S. Congress, just around the corner from our lofts

                      • Enjoy the wonderful green space at town lake walk, bike, run - just minutes away

                        Enjoy the wonderful green space at town lake walk, bike, run - just minutes away

                      • Magnolia Cafe open 24/7 - 2 blocks away, serves all-day breakfast & lunch/dinner

                        Magnolia Cafe open 24/7 - 2 blocks away, serves all-day breakfast & lunch/dinner

                      • Woodland Cafe is around the corner - great comfort food, cozy local bar

                        Woodland Cafe is around the corner - great comfort food, cozy local bar

                      • Sit and watch TV, listen to the stereo and sip your favorite beverage.

                        Sit and watch TV, listen to the stereo and sip your favorite beverage.

                      • Relax and enjoy your private courtyard, just steps from S. Congress Ave

                        Relax and enjoy your private courtyard, just steps from S. Congress Ave

                      • Refrigerator, Microwave and Hot Water Kettle along with plates, cutlery, glasses

                        Refrigerator, Microwave and Hot Water Kettle along with plates, cutlery, glasses

                      • North studio living space - comfortable couch and rocking chair...

                        North studio living space - comfortable couch and rocking chair...

                      • Glass door shower space with brand new fixtures...

                        Glass door shower space with brand new fixtures...

                      • The SoCo food trailers are a block away...

                        The SoCo food trailers are a block away...

                      • Wake up and walk less than 5 minutes to Jo's coffee - just down S.Congress Ave

                        Wake up and walk less than 5 minutes to Jo's coffee - just down S.Congress Ave

                      • Vespaio, one of Austin's top restaurants is around the corner...great fresh food

                        Vespaio, one of Austin's top restaurants is around the corner...great fresh food

                      • Guero's Taco Bar is two blocks away - outdoor live music Thur, Fri, Sat nights.

                        Guero's Taco Bar is two blocks away - outdoor live music Thur, Fri, Sat nights.

                      • SoCo - Lots of FUN! Live music, Great Food, Shopping - always a fantastic time.

                        SoCo - Lots of FUN! Live music, Great Food, Shopping - always a fantastic time.

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                      Date last modified - Friday, August 29, 2014

                      $79 - $125 per night (USD)
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                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 2

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